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SEPTEMBER 2014 A monthly publication of the Beaver Dam Senior Center Volume 17 Issue 9 TABLE OF CONTENTS Activity Calendar American Hero Parade Music BD Fire Dept. Health Safety Notes Bobbies Papercrafting Buddy Bingo From the Administrators Desk Gentle Yoga Graceful Yoga Leadership Beaver Dam Listening Session with the Mayor 12 8 10 4 8 3 3 10 4 11 Lunch Learn Messing with Mitzi New Member Orientation Pot Luck Card Party Programs Activities National Senior Center Month Saturday Night

CITY OF BEAVER DAM COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES SERVICES 114 E Third St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Phone 920 8874639 Fax 920 8871902 Hours MondayFriday, 730 am430 pm Email Web Site www.cityofbeaverdam.combdcas DEPARTMENT STAFF Evonne Boettge Traci Gmeinder Patti Maleck Julie Piltz George Behling Parks Department Administrator Office Administrator Customer Service Clerk Custodian Building Maintenance GENERAL INFORMATION Participation City residents age 50 over become participants

FROM THE ADMINISTRATORS DESK September is National Senior Center month time to celebrate The National Council on Aging has chosen the Experts At Living Well theme for this year and I for one have to say that I am truly Living Well these days I feel terrific, I have a wonderful new relationship to enjoy, this summer my daughter married and I now have a new soninlaw as well as a new grandson to enjoy I am fortunate in that I almost always wear these rose colored glasses and the world looks good t

THE SENIOR CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 LEADERSHIP BEAVER DAM We are proud to announce Roberta Pearson as our representative for the 201415 class. Bobbie is a volunteer craft instructor at the Center. You may have seen her work on display in the cabinet papercrafting and pattern doodling. Her workshops are very popular and we appreciate having her bring this skill to the participants at the Center. Bobbie will be starting the leadership program with an orientationalumni luncheo

POT LUCK CARD PARTY LABOR DAY MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Please join us for a pot luck and card party. Well play cards at 100 pm and eat at 430 pm. You are welcome to stay for cards afterwards. Registration is appreciated to ensure enough supplies. Well provide the coffee and place settings, you are asked to bring a dish to pass. Register no later than Wednesday, August 27. SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS 2 6 8 9 11 12 14 15 18 20 22 23 28 Diane Fabini Eugene DeVries Caroline Suprise Sandi Tiedt Laurie Nelson Ga

NATIONAL SENIOR CENTER MONTHSEPTEMBER 2014 DOOR PRIZE DRAWINGS Each week in September, you can register to win fun prizes. Pick up your entry slip at the office or during any of the activities at the Center. Enter as often as you wish. All entries for the week will be tossed after each drawing, so be sure to come at least once during the week to be included. Prizes will be awarded on Mondays at 1130 am throughout September. NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 If you want to learn more

EXPERTS AT LIVING WELL BD SENIOR CENTER AUTO SHOW WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 DISCOVER CHALLENGE PLAY CREATE GIANT GAMES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Our recreation participants enjoyed fun this summer playing with our giant games Jenga, Checkers, Connect 4, and PickUp Sticks. Stop by anytime between 730 am430 pm and challenge your friends to a game or two, or just try them out yourself Playing games is a great way to stay young and exercise your brain too Beaver Dam Ford will have new cars and truc

BUDDY BINGO It was so much fun having youngsters in the Center this summer, why not invite them back. Our new intergenerational program is called Buddy Bingo and the Kids Care program on Center Street will be joining us. Would you like to become one of the Bingo Buddy Crew Volunteers will meet with the kids once a month on Wednesdays from 1030 to 1100 am, to enjoy playing one of our favorite games. Senior Buddies will be matched up with the children and assist them in learning their numbers, wor

THISTHATAND SOME OTHER THINGS NINE WORD GAME 1. This is the emergency call number. 2. There are nine of these on the U.S. Supreme Court. 3. In astrology, what is the ninth sign of the zodiac 4. This is a term that means happy, euphoric, or high. 5. Nine is the largest single in the base 10 number system. 6. How long does an ordinary human pregnancy last 7. What playing card is sometimes called the Curse of Scotland 8. What is a common saying that means you want everything 9. What cat foods name

GRACEFUL YOGA Even if you have never taken a yoga class before, it is never too late to get started. This class is suitable for all fitness levels and it is specifically targeted to active, mature audiences. Whether you are trying to get fit, compensate for too much sitting or bad posture, in this class you will work on building strength, increasing joint flexibility and improving mental focus and physical balance. Yoga counters the effects of gravity by lengthening the spine, opening the postur

LISTENING SESSION WITH THE MAYOR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 Mayor Tom Kennedy will be at the Center on the 3rd Thursday of every month, 10001100 am, schedule permitting, to discuss ideas for the city, listen to your comments and concerns and try to address issues of importance to older adults. Youll have his total attention for an hourplease welcome him to the Center and bring your concerns and comments DODGE COUNTY SENIOR DINING MENU SEPTEMBER 2014 Rose Newman, Site Manager Lunch is served MondayF

SEPTEMBER 2014 ACTIVITY CALENDAR Sunday 1 100 Pot Luck Card Party Monday 2 Tuesday 3 800 Pinochle 815 Arthritis Exercise 100 Bridge Sheepshead 530 Community Meal Wednesday 800 Benefit Specialist Cribbage 830 Hooks Needles 100 Bingo Woodshop for Women 700 DJ Sheepshead Senior Center Closed 7 8 730 800 845 900 100 500 600 Coffee Conversation Cribbage Gentle Yoga Woodcarving Euchre Pom Dance Pepper 9 800 815 900 100 Pinochle Arthritis Exercise Writers Club Bobbies Papercrafting Bridge Shee

Thursday 4 800 Pinochle 815 Arthritis Exercise 100 Pool League, Sheepshead, Woodshop for Women 500 Pom Dance Wii Bowling Tourney 930 Friday 5 800 Cribbage 830 Learn to Play Cards 100 Bowling at Tower Lanes Euchre Speed Scrabble Saturday 6 American Hero Parade Music 11 800 Pinochle 815 Arthritis Exercise 100 Pool League, Sheepshead Woodshop for Women 500 Pom Dance Wii Bowling Tourney 930 911 Remembrance Day Moment of Silence 946 am 12 800 Cribbage 830 Learn to Play Cards 100 Bowling at

PROGRAMS ACTIVITIES ProgramActivity Active adults ages 50 over are welcome to attend. Cost 10 classes for 10 punch card Two cards for 1.00 Free Regular bowling rates apply Free Cost varies Free ProgramActivity Mens Cooking Class 330500 pm Thursdays once per month Movie Club Please check newsletter for days times. New Member Orientation 3rd Monday of Month 1000 am Open Pool Tables 730 am430 pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays Fridays Pepper Mondays 600800 pm 3rd Saturday of month 100300 pm Pino


YOUR BENEFIT NEWS Submitted by Amanda Ackerman, DC Elder Benefit Specialist Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Gives Opportunity to Save Money Open enrollment for Medicare Part C, Advantage and Medicare Part D, prescription drug plans for 2015 is October 15 December 7, 2014. This is the time that individuals who are enrolled in a Part C or Part D to review their plan and determine if they want to stay with their current plan or enroll into a new plan. Medicare Part C and Part D plans are private

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WOODBURNING NEWS by Marsha Horne Class will start again on Wednesday, September 10. Cost is 5.00 for the year. Welcome returning and any new interested burners. SPEED SCRABBLE NEWS by Shirley Rabbitt I would like to thank the three players who come to play scrabble on Friday afternoons. We need more players. Come join us for some fun. FRIDAY BOWLING LEAGUE NEWS by Carol Abel The time has come for the start of our bowling league. We will start bowling on Friday, September 5 and will bowl for 30

WOODCARVING NEWS by Marsha Horne Welcome back carvers Well start back up on Monday, September 8. Cost is 5.00 for the year. We would welcome anyone who would like to try the carving class. GOLDEN GO GETTERS NEWS by Shirley Rabbitt On Tuesday, September 16, we will meet at Johns Bar on Madison Street at 530 pm. Bring a friend Anyone over age 50 is welcome, married or single. WOODSHOP NEWS BOOK CLUB NEWS by Patti Maleck The book club will meet on Monday, September 22 at 1000 am to discuss the co

MASH TRIVIA 1. What was Father Mulcahys Full Name Fr. John Patrick Mulcahy 2. What was Col. Potters Horses Name 3. Name Hawkeyes Hometown in Maine. Cove 4. What rank was Trapper John 5. Name Radars racing mouse. 6. Margarets husband, Donald Penobscott, held what rank Lieutenant 7. What was the name of the psychiatrist who Creative Forecasting, Inc. September 2014 Issue Answers on page 21 visited the camp Dr. Sidney 8. What was married to Peg B.J. 9. Where was the M.A.S.H. outdoor set reall

NINE WORD GAME 1. 911 2. Judges 3. Sagittarius 4. Cloud Nine 5. Digit 6. Nine Months 7. Nine of Diamonds 8. The Whole Nine Yards 9. Nine Lives 10. Dressed to the Nines ALL THAT JAZZ OTHER SAYINGS 1. All That Jazz 2. Cup of Joe 3. Doozy 4. Chow Down 5. Slap on the Wrist 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Cry Wolf Against the Clock Close but no Cigar Blessing in Disguise Between a Rock and a Hard Place Dont Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch Actions Speak Louder Than Words Add Fuel to the Fire

SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB DAY TRIPS OLD WORLD WISCONSIN SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Passengers are reminded that our tour departs from the Center at 915 am and will return at 400 pm. Please be sure to stop in the building to pick up your nametag and any information before boarding the motorcoach. Lunch will be included on this trip, as well as a driver tip. Souvenir funds are on your own, dont forget a camera too. Wayne Schmitz is the escort for the day. PATTY WASZAK SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 Nationwide Tour The

SENIOR TRAVEL CLUB EXTENDED TOURS TROPICA COSTA RICA FEBRUARY 21MARCH 1, 2015 Cost 2,449 ppdbl Registration deadline September 15, 2014 Our plane will land in San Jose, Costa Rica where you can relax and soak up the sights. Tour the Doka Coffee Estate and the Guanacaste region. Explore Tamarindo Beach, the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and a guided walking tour on the Hanging Bridges. Complete itinerary available in the office. Call for space availability. THE SEVEN WONDERS OF OREGON AUGUST 1422, 2

VOLUNTEERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Proud Member Of BD Chamber, BRAW, CWAG, Discover Dodge County, Dodge County Historical Society, Downtown BD Inc., Horicon Marsh Bird Club, ICAA, NABS, NCOA, NISC, WASC, WI Natural Resources, WPRA and WVCA. Accredited by the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers

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